Ngāi Tahu have created a NZ Pounamu Authentication Scheme. It allows them to identify where greenstone was found, what type it is, and who the carver was. The Ngāi Tahu greenstone tick of approval has become a highly sort-after gem.
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For more than four decades, Tihi Puanaki, of Ngāti Hine and Ngāi Tahu descent, has been been a leader in kapa haka and waiata Māori. Her hard work and dedication over the years has earned her the Lifetime Achievement award at this year's Pride of New Zealand Awards.
A decision to set up a marine reserve in the South Island has hit a nerve with the Māori Party, who liken it to confiscation.
We head south now to where a gang of shearers are hoping to make a world record dream a reality.